Every player had a roommate for out-of-town games, so I had to slip into the bathroom early each morning and secretly take my insulin injection. I feared that if the Cubs found out and I slumped badly, they would attribute it to the diabetes and send me back to the minors - or worse, release me.— Ron Santo
The most stunning Ron Santo quotes that are glad to read
I want to be a homer. I'm getting paid for something that I love to do. I would do it for nothing.
I'm a Cub fan, and I sit up here and I know when we have a good team, I know when we're struggling, and it affects me just like any other fan, and I just happen to show it on the radio. I can't help it.
The last thing I ever thought would ever happen to me was losing my legs.
There are a lot of guys who are respected but not liked.
Everything changes, money rules. In my era, if you were successful, you were going to make money, but you never worried about it.
I think I've inspired a lot of people, and I'm one, if I get a letter and someone's in serious shape, I'll call them. I relate to these people.
YOU CAN HAVE ALL THE TALENT IN THE WORLD, IT'S NOT GONNA GET YOU THROUGH.
.. IT'S WHAT YOU HAVE IN YOUR HEART.
I'm the perfect candidate to be affected by SARS. I'm highly susceptible to infections.
I've been a Cub all my life. I came up here when I was 20 years old and spent my whole career here in Chicago. I've always been an optimist; I believe you have to be in order to survive, to be honest with you - in health, with what I've been through. That's the way I am.